Thursday, December 27, 2007

Abigail had a good day today. Nothing major happened. Her chest is still open. Her blood pressure seems to be under control. Her breathing seems ok. The ultrasound of her kidneys was good, although she is not peeing as much as she was before. They think the left ventricle of her heart is not pumping as well as it should be. The left ventricle is the chamber that connects to the aorta and supplies the body with oxygenated blood. The left side is usually the stronger side. Since she had the transposition surgery (her aorta used to be connected to her right ventricle), we think it makes sense that the left side might not be as strong as it needs to be yet. With time, her left side should gain strength and be fine. She is still in critical condition.

Tomorrow we have a meeting with her cardiologist. We are a little apprehensive to hear what he will say. He will go over the plan of action.

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